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Old 02-18-2013, 07:16 PM
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Replacing battery - OK to wait one week to register it?

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Never had issues with car - never needed help - till now

Putting a new battery in
Ordering a Bavarian Technic Enthusiast kit

Probably won't hurt the battery to run it a few days till BT gets here and I can register battery . . . . . . .will it?

Thx . . . .

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Old 02-18-2013, 07:43 PM
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Yes. Should be fine, based on other posts where people never do it lol.
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:19 PM
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3 months I still have not regsitered

the car runs fine
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Old 02-19-2013, 03:56 AM
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Probably won't hurt the battery to run it a few days till BT gets here and I can register battery . . . . . . .will it?

May be no problem at all. Have you verified that its charging specs are same as stock?

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Old 02-19-2013, 06:58 AM
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I waited over four weeks (DCAN cable was slow to arrive). During that time the car took about a week to realize it had a new battery - until then we had the same issues as with the old battery (low battery light, rough running on start-up).

With hindsight I should have used the car with the reconditioned battery (via CTEK 7002) for at least two weeks. I think that would worked in the end, saving buying a new battery + registering. Recently the six year old battery in my lawn tractor died - it's working fine since being reconditioned with the CTEK
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Old 03-30-2013, 12:56 PM
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Hey Tennessee did you get the Bavarian scanner yet? How do you like it? I just bought one but haven't gotten it yet.
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